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 Multi-Cooker Class- Friday, November 1st, 4:30pm-6:30pm, the United Methodist Church, 497 W 3rd St, Oshkosh.

Have you jumped on the electric multi-cooker craze? A multi-cooker can be used as a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a rice maker, to steam, sauté and to keep food warm.  Nebraska Extension will be hosting a workshop Friday, November 1st, 4:30pm-6:30pm at The United Methodist Church, 497 W 3rd St, Oshkosh. Workshop participants will learn how to successfully and safely operate a multi-cooker while creating quick and safe meals for the family.

If you don’t have a multi-cooker already, this is your chance to see if you want one of these time-saving devices. With a multi-cooker, you can get a last-minute meal on the table quickly.

The 26th Range Beef Cow Symposium returns to Nebraska Nov. 18-20, 2019 in Mitchell, at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds Events Center, with the theme “Moving Science into Practice.” The wide-ranging agenda is designed to be both topical and practical, ranging from headline-generating events like cell-cultured meats to advice about finances, reproduction, calving, and nutrition.

The 2019 Range Beef Cow Symposium will include some hands-on demonstrations. Beef producers will share their own stories about trying new and different things.

Making decisions for a farm and ranch can be stressful, but having good financial records can help make the decision-making process easier.

To help farmers and ranchers improve their record keeping and decision making, Nebraska Extension will be holding “Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options” courses in Scottsbluff and North Platte in early November.

A limited number of 4-H members have the opportunity to catch a calf each January during the National Western Stock Show held in Denver, Colorado.  Successful catchers will receive their calf in May 2020 to begin feeding the calf to market finish.  Youth must show and sell their calf at the 2021 National Western Stock Show.  The calves used for this contest are bought with money donated by business sponsors.

4-H Enrollment Open NOW!

2019-2020 4-H enrollment for youth currently enrolled in Garden County 4-H or for new members is now open. 

Enrollment for both youth members and adult volunteers will be done via

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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show

November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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